SIMFEROPOL, June 21. /TASS/. The fire that occurred the day before as a result of Ukraine’s strike against the Black Sea drilling rig has directly approached the well, a senator from Crimea told TASS on Tuesday.
"[Containment] of the fire continues at present. Our vessel attempted to approach but failed to do so. The fire is immediately close to the well. The search for people did not bear fruit. Military personnel continues operations," Olga Kovitidi said.
Head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov said on Monday that Ukraine delivered three strikes against drilling rigs of Chernomorneftegaz company. 109 individuals were there, 94 were evacuated, three were injured and seven are missed in action. Search operations continue.